Sign up for this Free Preview to the Interfaith Amigos’ Online Course
This free preview offers an intimate glimpse at what the Interfaith Amigos share in the full course,
now enrolling for the October 23 - November 17, 2017 session.
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Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, and Imam Jamal Rahman shatter the false premises that create the illusion of separation between Jews and Christians and Muslims.
The informal conversational format of this video preview reveals how spiritual practice fosters inner and outer peace.
The Interfaith Amigos invite you to cultivate spiritual practices that will equip you for your work in the world:
● Ted Falcon describes how spiritual practice allows us to access the deeper resources of peace within our own being.
● Don Mackenzie recalls the astonishing experience of realizing we're all connected in an unbreakable bond of peace.
● Jamal Rahman calls for activism grounded in spiritual practice, lest in fighting injustice we ourselves become unjust.
We hope you'll watch the preview and then enroll in
to learn specific practices directly from all three Interfaith Amigos in their hopeful, humorous, humble signature style.
A few timeless endorsements:
“I predict this preview will be the best thirty-seven minutes you’ll spend all week.” Nostradamus
“If you’re looking for an antidote for the 24-hour news cycle, look no further." Abraham Lincoln
“You won’t regret signing up for this exquisite course.” Mahatma Gandhi
"The Interfaith Amigos really have it going on." Grandma Moses
The full course offers in-depth teaching, guided instruction in specific spiritual practices, and 4 hours of LIVE interaction with the Interfaith Amigos.
Here are just a few highlights:
Week One: Ted Falcon helps you understand why peace can seem so elusive and offers specific practices to help you tap into the vast reservoir of peace in the depths of your being.
Week Two: Jamal Rahman tackles difficult feelings of anger and fear and helps you develop spiritual practices that help you deal with your own afflictive emotions, as well as those of others in your midst and in the world.
Week Three: Don Mackenzie emphasizes the power of love and teaches specific spiritual practices that cultivate love, forgiveness, and healing on the soul level.
Week Four: All three Interfaith Amigos come together in a powerful teaching that shows the transforming power of peace as a way of life, supported and sustained by daily spiritual practice.
Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, and Imam Jamal Rahman together comprise The Interfaith Amigos, an inter-spiritual collaboration that began soon after the 9-11 to foster peace among the Abrahamic faiths. The Amigos travel together nationally and internationally, speaking and teaching on the core messages of unity, love, and compassion that are the essence of their traditions. They have written three books together: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith: The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi & an Imam; Religion Gone Astray: What We Found at the Heart of Interfaith; and Finding Peace Through Spiritual Practice: The Interfaith Amigos’ Guide to Personal, Social and Environmental Healing. Their work has been featured in the New York Times and on CBS News, the BBC, and several NPR programs.
Rabbi Ted Falcon’s doctorate in Professional Psychology complements his rabbinical training as he bridges the psychological and the spiritual in his counseling practice. He has taught Jewish traditions of Kabbalah, meditation, and spirituality since the 1970s. Ordained in 1968 at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, he has founded meditative synagogues in both Los Angeles and Seattle and is co-author with David Blatner of Judaism for Dummies and author of A Journey of Awakening: Kabbalistic Meditations on the Tree of Life.
Pastor Don Mackenzie, PhD, now living in Minneapolis, is devoting himself to interfaith work after retiring as Minister and Head of Staff at Seattle’s University Congregational United Church of Christ. Previously, he served congregations in Hanover, New Hampshire and Princeton, New Jersey. Ordained in 1970, he is a graduate of Macalester College, Princeton Theological Seminary, and New York University. His country music band, Life’s Other Side, recorded the sound track for the documentary film Family Name, and has sung at the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Imam Jamal Rahman is co-founder and Muslim Sufi Minister at Interfaith Community Sanctuary in Seattle and adjunct faculty at Seattle University.Originally from Bangladesh, he is a graduate of the University of Oregon and the University of California, Berkeley. He also has a spiritual counseling practice and he officiates interfaith weddings and ceremonies. His books include Sacred Laughter of the Sufis: Awakening the Soul with the Mulla’s Comic Teaching Stories and Other Islamic Wisdom; The Fragrance of Faith: The Enlightened Heart of Islam; Spiritual Gems of Islam: Insights and Practices from the Qur'an, Hadith, Rumi & Muslim Teaching Stories to Enlighten the Heart and Mind; and Out of Darkness into Light: Spiritual Guidance in the Quran with Reflections from Jewish and Christian Sources.